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Live chat today: With so many distractions, how do you make time to write?

Poynter. – 2011-11-03

Ever find yourself getting distracted when you’re supposed to be writing? I’ve been having this problem a lot lately. I have a deadline in May for a book manuscript, and I’m not making my usual progress. For most of my… Read more
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Authors of book about rural town of Rescue to hold signing today

The authors of a new history book about the rural community of Rescue – between Folsom and Placerville – will have a gathering and book signing today. | SacBee – 2011-12-19

Judgment today for Brent libraries

The court of appeal's judgment on Brent library closures will be given this afternoon (19th... | The Bookseller – 2011-12-19

Foyles to close One New Change today

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 02/11/2011 - 14:06 Foyles has brought the closure of its One New Change branch forward by five months, announcing its last day of trade as today... | The Bookseller – 2011-11-02

Apple expected to introduce Newsstand today at iPhone 5 event

Apple is announcing the latest version of its phone and mobile operating system today, which among many upgrades includes a new Newsstand section for buying and organizing newspaper and magazine... | Poynter. – 2011-10-04

Schools ditch books for iPads; Won't solve today's reading 'crisis'

Kids hate reading. With iPads set to replace textbooks in many U.S. schools, will reading finally become a hobby for today’s kids? I doubt it. | ZDNet – 2011-09-07

Parenting.com and TODAY.com Partner in Cross-Branding Strategy

Bonnier’s Parenting website announced its partnership with the TODAY show’s website; offering Parenting.com and Today.com users a wider breadth of content, and advertisers a greater reach for their... | Folio Magazine – 2011-08-11

Live chat today: Journalist turned author explains how to start a small book business

In this week’s career chat, we’ll talk with Jennifer Bott VanderWeele, a former business reporter who has started a small book publishing venture. She once was a reporter for the Detroit Free... | Poynter. – 2011-05-24

The Grid, Toronto's new weekly city magazine, launches today

The Grid offers a fresh voice to Toronto's young urban crowd | CNW – 2011-05-12

World Press Freedom Day today

3 May is World Press Freedom Day, established as such by the UN General Assembly in 1993. The day is celebrated worldwide by different international organizations such the United Nations Educational,... | Editors Weblog – 2011-05-03

The Daily Will Release Subscriber Numbers Some Day That's Not Today [MediaMemo]

News Corp.'s Daily tablet newspaper had a high-profile launch in February, but didn't start charging customers until two weeks ago. So how's it selling? "We're happy with where we are," publisher... | AllThingsD – 2011-04-07

USA Today tackles challenges of the Internet with advertising-friendly topics and device-specific content

USA Today's strategy to fight back against threats from the Internet includes expanding its coverage of advertising-friendly topics and designing content specifically for smartphones and tablets,... | Editors Weblog – 2011-03-24

USA Today launches app for Motorola Xoom, iPad's top competitor?

USA Today has launched a new version of its Android app for the new Motorola Xoom tablet, the paper announced on Friday. The app has a "fast, friendly" interface, said president and publisher Dave... | Editors Weblog – 2011-02-28

'USA Today' Partners with Demand Media

USA Today has entered an agreement to use Demand Media's content to power the Nation's Newspaper travel site. A new section was created called Travel Tips that provides readers with "how to" type of... | Editor And Publisher – 2010-04-08

'USA Today' Launches Trade Campaign on 'What America Wants' Theme

USA Today launched a new trade campaign called "What America Wants" on Monday. The Gannett Co. daily said the campaign is designed to highlight its connection with readers. | Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-22

No decision today in Google Book hearing

A US judge has postponed his ruling in the case over Google's Book service settlement. | V3.co.uk via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News – 2010-02-19

'USA Today' Partners with 'El Nuevo Dia' for Puerto Rican Edition

USA Today and El Nuevo Dia are teaming up to launch a daily edition in Puerto Rico officially hitting hotels on Feb. 22. | Editor And Publisher – 2010-02-18

Craig Moon, 'USA Today' President/Publisher, Announces Retirement

USA Today President and Publisher Craig Moon announced today that he plans to retire, effective April 17. He also has oversight of USA Weekend, the Detroit Media Partnership, Gannett Offset and... | Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-31

Monday's Reviews Today: The Signal and The Protest Singer

In this week's sneak-peek at Monday's reviews, Ron Carlson's new novel The Signal and Alec Wilkinson's portrait fo Pete Seeger. | Publishers Wekly – 2009-03-13

'USA Today' Rolls Out Gaming Site

USA Today launched the new online video gaming site Game Hunters. | Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-03

Stormy Monday: 'Richmond-Times Dispatch' Makes E Edition Free Today

The Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch, likely not the last east coast paper to be affected by today¿s huge snowstorm, is making its E edition free online today as deliveries to some locations are... | Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-02

'USA Today,' 'FT' Sign on as Plastic Logic's First Newspaper Content Providers

CHICAGO USA Today and the Financial Times have signed on to be the first newspapers providing content when Plastic Logic's eReader debuts next year, the company said Monday. | Editor & Publisher – 2009-02-10

'USA Today' Finds Doritos Crystal Ball Most Popular Super Bowl Ad

A Frito-Lay ad for Doritos featuring an office worker using a crystal ball to ¿free Doritos¿ was the most popular Super Bowl ad in USA Today¿s annual ¿Ad Meter¿ competition, according... | Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-02

Christianity Today International Shifts Teen Publishing Focus

Closes Ignite Your Faith magazine to focus on Campus Life College Guides. CAROL STREAM, Ill., January 26 / Christian Newswire / -- Christianity Today International (CTI) announced today that it is... | Christian News Wire – 2009-01-26

Leinwand of 'USA Today' is New National Press Club President

We're proud of Donna's many accomplishments and look forward to her leadership of this remarkable organization, said Ken Paulson, USA Today editor. | Editor And Publisher – 2009-01-16

'Hernando Today' Cuts Back to Five Days

Hernando Today, a sibling paper of the Tampa Tribune, was a three-day-a-week paper when parent Media General bought it in the early 1990s. In 1996 it was converted to a daily. | Editor And Publisher – 2009-01-08

Bomb Scare Causes Delay in Printing Tennessee Paper, 'USA Today' and Others

A suspicious package found late Monday outside The Tennessean newspaper plant forced employees to evacuate for three hours while a bomb squad and hazardous materials team investigated. | Editor And Publisher – 2009-01-06

What the commentators say about media today ...

In association with media analysis firm Editorial Intelligence MADOFF FRAUD: Nicola Horlick and others who trusted clients' money to Bernard Madoff's giant "Ponzi" scheme have taken to portraying... | Guardian Unlimited – 2008-12-24

'USA Today' Editor Ken Paulson to Leave for Newseum/Freedom Forum Post

"Earlier this week Ken Paulson shared with me his plans to retire from his position as editor and senior vice president of News for USA TODAY," Publisher Craig Moon reveals in a memo to staff.... | Editor And Publisher – 2008-12-17

USA Today to cut about 20 newsroom jobs

The nation's largest newspaper, USA Today, said it will eliminate about 20 newsroom jobs next month to cut costs during the weak economy. | International Herald Tribune – 2008-11-24

Chicago Sun-Times Begins Selling Keepsake Cubs Magazine Today, a Must-Have for Cubs Fans

CHICAGO----It's been a long 100 years for patient Cubs fans, who have remained loyal and upbeat despite decades of heartbreak and pent-up hope. Finally, "next year" is now! To mark the occasion, the... | Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance – 2008-10-02

Paul B. Flynn, Who Helped Launch 'USA Today,' Dies at 73

Paul B. Flynn, who was part of the team that developed USA Today, died Thursday in Fort Myers, Fla. -- a day after turning 73. | Editor And Publisher – 2008-09-19

'USA Today' Looks to Extend Its Brand With ... Airport Shops?

The Detroit airport terminal opening Wednesday will have the first USA Today retail stores ?? with the same boldly colored banners that mark each of the newspaper's sections ?? plus a Sports... | Editor And Publisher – 2008-09-16

'USA Today,' ABC News Join Efforts On 50-State Election Project

USA Today is joining ABC News in what both are calling "an unprecedented news project" that will file reports on the presidential election from each of the 50 states. | Editor And Publisher – 2008-08-21

New Study: Google King of Customer Satisfaction -- 'NYT' and 'USA Today' Do Well

Consumers rated Google as one of the most satisfying Internet experiences out of all portals, search engines, and news sites, according to new data from the University of Michigan. | Editor And Publisher – 2008-08-19

Books of The Times: Thanks to Today’s Global Youth, a Rosy Tomorrow?

“The Way We’ll Be” is John Zogby’s blue-sky assessment of our prospects for the future. | New York Times – 2008-08-11

Beckel and Thomas Picked for 'USA Today' Convention Team

Four years after its plan to use outspoken commentators Michael Moore and Ann Coulter to write about life at the presidential conventions misfired, USA Today is taking a safer route with Democratic... | Editor And Publisher – 2008-08-07

'Sporting News Today' Publisher: New Digital Daily Has 75,000 Subs, Aims For 200,000 Before Ad Push

Sporting News Today debuted Wednesday with about 35,000 advance subscribers; less than a week later, publisher Ed Baker told paidContent, the number of people getting free delivery of the digital... | CBS News – 2008-07-29

Glam Media Launches Glam Today - Daily Email Marketing Platform With Premium Content Curated From Glam Publisher Network

Glam Media, Inc., the pioneer of vertical content networks and number one in reach for women online, today announced the launch of Glam Today, a new daily e-mail newsletter and platform. | PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance – 2008-07-14

India Today, German firm launch auto magazine

New Delhi, June 27 India Today Group and German newspaper publishing firm Axel Springer today launched a fortnightly auto magazine 'Auto Bild'. "India Today Group is launching a brand in a JV for the... | Chennai Online – 1970-01-01

Gannett Building Paywalls Around All Its Papers Except USA Today

The vogue for digital paywalls sweeping the news business has made it all the way to the top: Gannett, the nation’s largest newspaper publisher, is planning to switch over all of its 80... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-02-22

How will today’s O’Reilly explain JFK’s murder?

You may have heard that the Fox News celebrity host Bill O’Reilly has a forthcoming book on JFK, timed for release this fall. How could you have not heard? Scheduled in anticipation of the 50th... | Salon.com – 2012-02-24

Harry Potter e-books on sale today

The Harry Potter e-books will go on sale exclusively from the Pottermore website from midday... | The Bookseller – 2012-03-27

Steinbeck’s Vietnam and today’s Afghanistan

About this blog: Novelist John Steinbeck toured combat areas of South Vietnam and traveled to the north of Thailand and into Laos between December 1966 and May 1967. The sixty-four-year-old Nobel... | The Washington Post – 2012-03-27

Judgement on Surrey Libraries due today

Judgement in the High Court judicial review into Surrey county's council's plans to hand... | The Bookseller – 2012-04-03

David Hunke moves from publisher to chairman at USA Today; will retire in September

David Hunke moves from publisher to chairman at USA Today; will retire in September | Poynter. – 2012-04-11

Reports: Apple Could Face Federal E-Book Suit Today

The Department of Justice may file a suit against Apple today over e-book price-fixing complaints, according to reports from Reuters and Bloomberg. The DOJ has been probing antitrust complaints... | AllThingsD – 2012-04-11

Everything you need to know about today’s e-book lawsuit in one post

Our primer to today's DOJ lawsuit against five publishers and Apple -- how we got here and what comes next. | GigaOM – 2012-04-12

DC Comics’ ‘Second Wave’ launches today with four new titles

The DC Comics superhero universe expands with the unveiling of alternate world Earth 2. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-05-02

Larry Kramer named publisher of USA Today

(05-14) 16:07 PDT McLean, Va. (AP) -- Gannett Co. has named media industry veteran Larry Kramer as USA Today's new president and publisher. Kramer is replacing David Hunke, who announced last month... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2012-05-15

Larry Kramer is USA Today’s new president and publisher

C-Scape | AJR Larry Kramer, who founded MarketWatch and led CBS Digital Media, is currently an adjunct professor at the Newhouse School of Communications. Kramer takes over for publisher David... | Poynter. – 2012-05-15

MarketWatch founder Larry Kramer is the new publisher of USA Today

Next week, Larry Kramer is leading a session at paidContent 2012 called "The New Publishers". Now he is one. Kramer, the founder of MarketWatch and the first head of CBS Digital Media, is the new... | GigaOM – 2012-05-15

New USA Today publisher Larry Kramer gets to apply his theories about newsroom evolution

New USA Today Publisher Larry Kramer hasn’t had a newspaper job since 1991, when he left the San Francisco Examiner to found DataSport, and eventually MarketWatch. But he’s thought about... | Poynter. – 2012-05-16

USA Today’s Larry Kramer: “We Have to Give You Reasons to Buy It”

Thirty years ago, USA Today revolutionized newspapers with color, infographics and concise stories; whether competitors liked it or not, publisher Gannett was beyond cutting edge for launching it.... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-05-31

OPA Study Reveals Attitudes of Today’s Tablet User

New York, NY − June 18, 2012 − The Online Publishers Association (OPA) has released “A Portrait of Today’s Tablet User – Wave II,” a study... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-06-19

David Callaway named new editor-in-chief of USA Today

USA Today | Gannett Blog Larry Kramer, founder of MarketWatch and now president and publisher of USA Today, announced this morning that the new editor-in-chief of USA Today will also come from... | Poynter. – 2012-07-10

'USA Today' Debuts High School Football Mag

This weekend, high school football fans in 11 markets across the country will have the chance to see their favorite local stars highlighted in Prime, the debut magazine from USA Today Sports. The... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-09-04

USA Today’s new design debuts in print today

USA Today’s new design debuts today with a front page note from new publisher Larry Kramer, who joined the paper in May. All eyes are on the dot. “USA TODAY’s new logo — a large... | Poynter. – 2012-09-14

Adobe Digital Publishing Suite, Single Edition Available Today as Part of Creative Cloud Membership

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Sept. 19, 2012 — Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced the latest addition to Adobe® Creative Cloud™ — Adobe... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-09-19

Dunham’s $3.7m Advance: Everything Wrong With Publishing Today?

Lena Dunham, creator of HBO’s Girls, signed a $3.7 million book deal with Random House. Rob Spillman says it is emblematic of all that is wrong with corporate publishing today. | Publishing Perspectives – 2012-10-18

East Oregonian Publishing Co. Acquires Oregon Coast Today

East Oregonian Publishing Co. has purchased the weekly newspaper Oregon Coast Today from OreAd Media Inc. The sale was completed Monday. Oregon Coast Today provides residents and visitors in Lincoln... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-10-19

Everyday I Write the Book - today it's published

Today I am a published author. My book - my first book - On Song, has been published by Penguin. It is in stores and at your mercy. The book will make a great Christmas gift for many. Some reviewers... | Stuff – 2012-10-24

The Optimal Production Model for Today—and Tomorrow: Digital Printing in 2012

High-speed inkjet printing has been described as the biggest development in book publishing in the past 50 years. | Publishers Weekly – 2012-10-29

New longform science journalism site ‘Matter’ launches today

Matter, a site that publishes longform stories about science and technology, launched today. The site, which will publish one story per month, is open to people who sign up as members. For 99 cents,... | Poynter. – 2012-11-15

USA Today Publisher Larry Kramer: We're Not 'Unique Enough' to Charge for Web Access

Larry Kramer is not opposed to following the lead of the New York Times and others by constructing a paywall around USA Today's website, he just doesn't think the national newspaper has done... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-11-29

Google wins $1 million worth of USA Today ads in Print Advertising competition

The New York Times Google Creative Lab won a print-advertising contest run by USA Today. Publisher Larry Kramer tells The New York Times “he could see how people may consider it... | Poynter. – 2013-01-16

Preteen rulebook authors appear on NBC's 'Today'

The two Sacramento-area girls who wrote a now- famous book of 158 rules to live by appeared on NBC's "Today" show Friday morning with the Walmart employee who found their lost book. Wal Mart... | SacBee – 2013-01-19

Read for My School competition launches today

The National Schools Reading competition has launched today, with up to 200,000 children in years... | The Bookseller – 2013-01-21

5 qualities of innovative leaders in today’s media

In “The Boys on the Bus,” Timothy Crouse’s fabled book about the press and the 1972 presidential campaign, Jim Naughton was the quiet and contemplative New York Times reporter who... | Poynter. – 2013-05-03

Freelancer Accuses USA Today of Over-Editing Abortion Story Before Backtracking

A story on the battle to liberalize Ireland’s abortion laws published in USA Today Thursday contained edits that grossly altered the original story, according to freelance journalist... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-05-20

Do kids today shy away from challenging books?

Today's teens are buried in books, but what are they reading? Nothing very challenging, worry some adults – including Stephen King. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-06-12

Today, What Does “Publisher” Actually Stand For?

The digital age has largely reduced the word publisher to a commercial function. But shouldn't it represent something more, something higher? | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-06-17

Today's media stories from the papers

Our roundup of the day's media stories, including new Sun editor says Page 3 will stay and Daily Mail makes libel payoutIf you are viewing this on the web and would like to get our email every... | Guardian – 2013-06-27

SANDOW Sells Furniture Today Group

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Ether for Authors: Is Today’s Book Marketing All in the Algorithms?

Porter Anderson takes in recent discussions about metadata and book marketing, a live, crowdsourced writing experiment, book recommendation culture, and more. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-07-09

How Close Can Today’s Agent-Author Relationships Be?

Given the upheaval in digital publishing and many authors' entrepreneurial spirit, can today's literary agents engage their clients' art as they did in the past? | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-07-17

'Today' is now the home of a book club

NBC's 'Today' show will be picking monthly titles for a book club, with Samantha Shannon's 'The Bone Season' serving as the first selection. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-08-21

Morning TV Show “Today” Launches a New Book Club

The Today Show's monthly book club gives publishers new hope for Oprah-like success and features interactive elements like Twitter chats. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-08-20

Indigo introduces the robust fall line up of Kobo eReaders and tablets available for pre-order today

PRE-ORDER THE KOBO ARC 10HD, KOBO ARC 7HD, KOBO ARC 7 TABLET AND THE KOBO AURA EREADER AT INDGO, CHAPTERS, COLES, AND INDIGO.CA TORONTO, Aug. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - Indigo Books & Music, Canada's... | CNW – 2013-08-28

3 New Ways Brands Can Reach Today's Consumer

Culture is always changing, but in the age of apps, Kickstarter, and 3–D printing, the definition of a consumer is shifting, and so the definition of a brand must shift along with it. Recently,... | Fast Company – 2013-09-17

USA Today to insert copies in city dailies

Here's an interesting initiative by Gannett, the US newspaper publisher, to boost newspaper sales. From 6 October next, four of its city dailies will include inserts of the national title, USA... | Guardian – 2013-09-20

Indianapolis Star Announces Plan to Boost Local, National Content in Partnership with USA TODAY

The state’s largest newspaper is about to become bigger. The Indianapolis Star will significantly increase its local and national content beginning Oct. 6, publisher Karen Crotchfelt... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-09-20

Highlighting the Editorial Skills that Matter in Media Today

  | Folio Magazine – 2013-09-26

USA Today Mulls Pay Wall For Website

USA Today is considering putting up a pay wall and charging visitors to its site. “We’re going to look at it,” Larry Kramer, president and publisher, said in a... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-09-26

Lisa Arthur Untangles the Biggest Problem Facing Business Today in "Big Data Marketing"

New book helps businesses overcome big-data chaos to drive richer customer engagement and sustainable top-line growth through data-driven marketing strategies CHICAGO, Oct. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - (from... | CNW – 2013-10-14

What would Hugh Cudlipp make of today's tabloids?

And what do today's red-top editors make of him?A century on from the birth of the man who virtually created tabloids, Hugh Cudlipp, is anything left of his legacy?Ian Hargreaves addresses that... | Guardian – 2013-10-15

Voluntary sector today: Friday 25 October

Today's top news, analysis and advice in the sectorGood afternoon and welcome to the voluntary sector digest – our daily space to bring you all the latest news, advice and analysis from the... | Guardian – 2013-10-25

Life Hacks From 100 Years Ago That You'll Still Want To Know Today (PHOTO)

You know... everyone thinks the thought of a life hack is just some new thing created by folks on the internet. But as this Reddit post is showing, people have been thinking of clever ways to create... | The Huffington Post – 2013-10-27

USA TODAY Celebrates The 20th Anniversary Of USA TODAY'S Best-Selling Books List

McLean, Va. – USA TODAY celebrates the 20th anniversary of the USA TODAY Best-Selling Books list, crowning not one, but three No.1 books for three different eras that reflect the changes in... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-10-31

What Your Favorite Fairy Tales Would Look Like Today

If characters like Cinderella, Snow White and Mulan were living in 2013, what would their stories look like? That's the question that Tim Manley set out to answer when he created the Tumblr Fairy... | The Huffington Post – 2013-11-06

Classic novels with themes of alienation are revered by today's teenagers (especially boys)

Books by authors like J.D. Salinger and Aldous Huxley are so highly thought of by teenagers that those who are reading them will display them prominently in backpacks or pockets. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-11-08

Classic children's books revived to enthral today's young generation

BBC turns to enduring appeal of old favourites and family stories from the 1960s and 70sCharacters who delighted millions of children through books in the 1960s and 70s are being brought back to life... | Guardian – 2013-11-10

Google Play Newsstand merges Currents, magazines and newspapers on Android today, iOS in 2014

Google is not particularly great at keeping secrets. Its Nexus devices always leak and peeks at code are constantly revealing features before they're announced. So, it's no surprise that, exactly one... | Engadget – 2013-11-20

12 Of Today's Best Living Illustrators

Taschen's 100 Illustrators showcases the biggest players in the highly competitive field of illustration. If you don't know their names, you will soon.It's a depressingly small percentage of art... | Fast Company – 2013-11-22

USA Today, News Tribune Won't Publish White House Photos

USA Today and the Tacoma News Tribune are refusing to publish White House handout photos in protest of restrictions on press access. The decision comes after 38 news outlets protested White House... | The Huffington Post – 2013-11-25

USA Today Won’t Publish Handout Photos from White House

In a memo to staff Sunday, USA Today Deputy Director of Multimedia Andrew P. Scott said the news organization will not use “handout photos originating from the White House Press Office,... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-11-26

Reggie Jackson: “Race is always on my mind, even today”

When the Bronx Zoo became too much, the Yankees hall of famer relied on advice from his tough, hardworking father | Salon.com – 2013-11-27

And We're Off: Oscar Voting Begins Today

The reviews have been published, the movies are out, and now the true campaign begins: The Oscar polls are open.      | The Atlantic Wire – 2013-12-27

What's Wrong With Today's Newspapers?

Now that the Los Angeles Times is being orphaned by its corporate overlords, it caused me to think long and hard about this terrible business I've been in now for upwards of 50 years. First there... | The Huffington Post – 2014-01-02

USA Today Apologizes For Swiping Image Of Map Without Giving Credit

In an e-mailed statement to Poynter, USA Today’s Editor-in-Chief David Callaway explained how New York writer Scott Bateman’s weather map ended up on USA Today’s site with different (and far... | The Huffington Post – 2014-01-09

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